A panel discussion about the Alton Gas project and the movement to stop it, featuring frontline Mi’kmaq land and water protectors. The speakers will focus on the risks Alton Gas poses to water, climate and energy systems, Indigenous rights, and environmental rights.
Well-known water justice activist Maude Barlow will be in Courtenay on Thursday, as part of a 5-city tour in B.C. to launch her new book Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis
Nestlé Pure Life brand bottled water from Aberfoyle, Ontario has been traced thousands of kilometres across the country by the Council of Canadians.
Nestlé Pure Life brand bottled water from Hope, B.C. has been traced thousands of kilometres across the country by the Council of Canadians.
K’JIPUKTUK / HALIFAX -- On Monday, frontline water defenders shared stories of corporate trickery, modern impacts of colonization, and struggles to protect their communities from the expansion of a toxic industry. They were talking about the Alton Gas project.
A panel discussion about the Alton Gas project and the movement to stop it, featuring frontline Mi’kmaq land and water protectors. T
The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities tabled its recommendations today on the Navigation Protection Act, formerly the Navigable Waters Protection Act. The recommendations fall below what is needed to protect all lakes and rivers in Canada.
K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – The Council of Canadians and allies are calling for Nova Scotians’ perspectives to be included in the National Energy Board (NEB) Modernization Panel hearings, which are beginning today in Saint John, New Brunswick.
New analysis of Health Canada and B.C.’s First Nations Health Authority data shows that up to one in four people may not have clean water on First Nation reserves.
Statistics Canada is expected to release an updated study tomorrow on the status of renewable water sources. The Council of Canadians will be available for comment on the findings.
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